Designs and Ornaments from the Chapels of Notre Dame Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

ISBN: 9780486475387

Published: June 16th 2011

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80 pages


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Designs and Ornaments from the Chapels of Notre Dame  by  Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

Designs and Ornaments from the Chapels of Notre Dame by Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc
June 16th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 80 pages | ISBN: 9780486475387 | 8.49 Mb

Architect and theorist Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814–79), a prominent leader in the French Gothic Revival, was active in the restoration of medieval buildings. In 1845 he undertook one of the greatest projects in the history of restoration:MoreArchitect and theorist Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814–79), a prominent leader in the French Gothic Revival, was active in the restoration of medieval buildings. In 1845 he undertook one of the greatest projects in the history of restoration: the cleansing and restoration of the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris.

For the next twenty-three years he labored at his task, returning the cathedral to its original beauty and charm.This volume is based on a faithful reproduction of the restored mural paintings of the chapels, notable for their originality of design and the soft and subtle harmony of their coloring.

The 60 full-page plates lend themselves to numerous graphic arts applications.



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